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Trump blames Taliban for end of Afghan peace talks, says group hit harder than ever

Asserting that the Afghan peace talks are dead, US President Donald Trump attributed the end in the negotiations to the Taliban and said that the group is now being hit harder than ever before. Speaking to reporters at the White House on Wednesday, Trump blamed the Taliban for the end in the deliberations after the group claimed responsibility of a terrorist attack in Kabul last week that left 12 dead, including an American soldier. I ll tell you one thing--we are hitting the Taliban right now harder than they ve ever been hit, Trump said The US president said that the Taliban did this because they thought by doing this, they will have an upper hand in negotiations. What they did was horrible When they killed a great American soldier--when they killed 12 people--innocent people-- essentially, innocent people because if you look, I mean many of these people were civilians, he said. You also had a NATO soldier in addition to our great solider. But when they did what they did in order to


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